FROM Jeffrey Tanenhaus
A Citi Bike Goes West Last August, Brooklyn resident Jeffrey Tanenhaus quit his day job and headed west -- on a sturdy three-speed Citi Bike. This week, he completed his journey at the Santa Monica Pier. He chats with DnA about his 3,000+ mile ride , where he’ll go next, and what happens when you exceed the bike-share use time limit, by five months.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
Why is Trump so behind on filling staff jobs, establishing concrete policies? Yesterday Donald Trump signed a “decision memo” to revamp the air traffic control system. But there was little legislative detail in the plan. There’s not much to other splashy announcements from the White House, including tax cuts and the arms deal with Saudi Arabia. And hundreds of positions are unfilled in federal agencies.
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.